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Mussels shut out by Clearwater 10-0

May 15, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 15, 2021) – Ryan Shreve tossed three perfect innings Saturday, but the Clearwater Threshers shut out the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels 10-0 at Hammond Stadium. Shreve struck out four batters over three innings, lowering his season ERA to 1.17. Misael Urbina connected on two hits, but

FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 15, 2021)Ryan Shreve tossed three perfect innings Saturday, but the Clearwater Threshers shut out the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels 10-0 at Hammond Stadium.

Shreve struck out four batters over three innings, lowering his season ERA to 1.17. Misael Urbina connected on two hits, but the Mussels (5-6) were limited to just five hits as a team. They also committed four errors for the second straight night.

The Threshers wasted no time taking the lead on Mussels starter Sawyer Gipson-Long (0-2). After getting runners to second and third with one out, D.J. Stewart looped a two-run double to left field to give Clearwater a 2-0 lead. The next batter was Abrahan Gutierrez, who stroked a single up the middle to plate Stewart and make it 3-0. Baron Radcliff then reached on a throwing error, before Carlos De La Cruz drove in a run on a single to left. Rixon Wingove followed with a single to left to cap the rally and give the Threshers a 5-0 advantage.

After Clearwater added a run in the seventh on a bases-loaded walk, the Threshers rallied for four runs against Matthew Swain in the top of the ninth to finalize a 10-0 lead.

Fort Myers will look to salvage a split of the six-game series at noon on Sunday. Louie Varland (1-0, 4.15) is scheduled to pitch for the Mighty Mussels, opposed by Mick Abel (0-0, 9.00) of Clearwater. Mussels Pre-Game Live will begin at 11:45 am.